Tuesday’s political law links

SCANNED EO RETURNS AVAILABLE. IRS. “Electronic copies (images) of certain Exempt Organization returns filed with the Internal Revenue Service are available; images of Tax Year 2013 returns are not available until filed in 2014, and early requests will be rejected.”

HOUSE ETHICS AND RADEL. Roll Call. “The House Ethics Committee will launch a formal investigation into alleged misconduct by Rep. Trey Radel, the panel’s top Republican and Democrat announced Monday.”

MICROSITES MOCK. National Journal. “The Recchia site is just the latest in a series of mocking microsites the NRCC has put online to attack, taunt, and otherwise annoy Democratic congressional candidates from Montana to New York to West Virginia.”

2013 MONEY AND POLITICS UPHEAVEL. Via Ciara Torres-Spelliscy. “For a federal election off year, 2013 saw an enormous amount of upheaval in campaign finance law and regulation.”

L PAC FORMED. Roll Call. “A member of the U.S. House of Representatives, who is running for the U.S. Senate, has added another fundraising arm to collect larger contributions and redirect funds to other Members of Congress and candidates.”

LOBBYING PERCEPTION. Politico. “Lobbyists came in dead last in a poll out Monday of professions Americans consider honest and ethical, and the reaction on K Street was not particularly surprised.”

NH SPENDING. Politico. “Ending Spending Inc., a 501(c)(4) backed heavily by Chicago Cubs patriarch Joe Ricketts, will spend more than $100,000 airing the commercial against the incumbent Democrat and running online ads promoting a Draft Scott Brown petition.”


TX: SUPER PAC NEWS. Dallas Morning News. “For the first time, corporations can make direct contributions to super PACs to influence state, county, local and school board elections in Texas.”


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